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Tier 3 gasoline - a wolf in sheep's clothing? Part 3 predictions

This is the third of three video segments analyzing the US refining industry's readiness for the Tier 3 gasoline standard which requires an annual average of 10 ppm sulfur in gasoline sold in the United States starting in 2020. After six years to get ready, and now just two months before the deadline, much work remains to meet the goal. This third segment gives predictions on how Tier 3 will affect US refinery operations and downstream refining profitability. The presentation was given at the OPIS/IHS Markit Future Fuels and Octane Forum, October 24, 2019 at the Aria in Las Vegas. The content is excerpted from our 3-year multi-client research program conducted by our client group between 2014 and 2017.

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Tier 3 gasoline - a wolf in sheep's clothing? Part 3 predictions

This is the third of three video segments analyzing the US refining industry's readiness for the Tier 3 gasoline standard which requires an annual average of 10 ppm sulfur in gasoline sold in the United States starting in 2020. After six years to get ready, and now just two months before the deadline, ...


Tier 3 gasoline - a wolf in sheep's clothing? Part 2 the octane problem

This is the second of three video segments analyzing the US refining industry's readiness for the Tier 3 gasoline standard which requires an annual average of 10 ppm sulfur in gasoline sold in the United States starting in 2020. After six years to get ready, and now just two months before the deadline, ...


Tier 3 gasoline - a wolf in sheep's clothing?

Part 1 Is the industry ready? Hoekstra OPIS talk 2019. This is the first of three video segments analyzing the US refining industry's readiness for the Tier 3 gasoline standard which requires an annual average of 10 ppm sulfur in gasoline sold in the United States starting in 2020.  After six years ...


Production of Tier 3 ultra-low Sulfur gasoline

Condensed version of presentation to American Institute of Chemical Engineers Process Development Symposium June 2018


Tier 3 gasoline - the coming octane sulfur squeeze

Pilot plant data, commercial field test data, and market data show a coming octane/sulfur squeeze with implementation of Tier 3 ultra-low sulfur gasoline in the United States.


FCC gasoline desulfurization - the octane / sulfur squeeze

The gasoline octane sulfur squeeze is happening now. Refiners,we have the hard data and tools your need to prepare for the day of reckoning.


The billion dollar innovation - Type II hydroprocessing catalysts

Type II hydroprocessing catalysts were a great innovation that has been worth billions to the refining industry for making clean diesel.


Catalyst performance claims for hydrotreating catalysts low sulfur diesel fuel in oil refinery

How does true catalyst performance measure up to published claims? The answers are in Hoekstra Trading's independent catalyst test report.


Is there a market for standardized, shared-cost catalyst testing?

Refiners are buying into Hoekstra Trading's independent catalyst test report to help manage their catalyst selection process.


Pilot plant testing of catalysts for diesel fuel hydrotreating

Modern pilot plants provide reliable, hard data for choosing among competitive catalysts.